I'll be finalizing the April issue of the newsletter in a few weeks.
I've pasted in your fete announcement.
Do you have any more information to add?
Did anything come of your search for a group discount rate?
Thanks for doing this for everyone.
on behalf of Don Bailey
Sent: Thu 1/31/2008 9:42 PM
Subject: [Gabon Discussion] Summer Fete 2008
I'd like to announce a Summer Fete for Gabon RPCVs and others with
connections and interest in the country. I've uploaded the complete
invitation to the Files section of this group.
I live on St. Croix, US Virgin Islands. That shouldn't be too far for
anyone to travel. When I arrived here in 1986, three years after
leaving Gabon, it felt like a half-way house for me. Tropical,
cross-cultural, friendly, and a surprise around every corner. Come
visit and see for yourself.
I call it '"a" Summer Fete' because there are likely other Fetes being
hosted in other locations. This one will be at Northside Valley
Lodging on the west end of St. Croix. It's a couple hundred yards
walk to the sandy beach at Butler Bay. Make this your summer
vacation. I'm organizing kid and parent friendly activities. An
evening on the Leatherback turtle nesting beach, a hike in our
"rainforest", kayaking, snorkeling and/or yachting. If you are
committed to boring your children we can take them to visit the fort
I'm checking with American Airlines to get a group discount rate for
the travel. Don't book a flight just yet. I'll get back to you on that.
Email me here with questions or answers.
Don Bailey (Gabon 80-83)
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